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Course Descriptions

PHO 101 - Photography for Non-Majors

3 Credits

A course for students seeking to employ photography for personal and/or artistic expression, as well as those wishing to learn traditional and contemporary photographic techniques. Through the exploration of historical practitioners, movements, and technical/aesthetic developments, students acquire skills in the use of photographic equipment and processes, including developing negatives and producing finished enlargements, as well as contemporary digital tools.

New SUNY General Education: SUNY - Arts

Retiring SUNY General Education: SUNY-A - The Arts (SART)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH), MCC-TL - Technological Literacy (MTL)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the basic functions of a 35 mm camera.
2. Create properly exposed images using camera controls.
3. Utilize contemporary digital tools in the field of photography.
4. Create photographic prints exhibiting correct density and contrast.
5. Critique a photographic image in terms of exposure, composition, and/or content.
6. Recognize prominent photographers and their contributions to the development of popular styles and/or processes.

Course Offered Fall; Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024